Choose miracles

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."
Albert Einstein

Game on…

As Eminem says: “…we need a little controversy” … To digress, yes, I am an Eminem fan – mostly of his popular stuff. I hear you say: “That’s not very Zen!” but I beg to differ. There are some great human messages in his lyrics – so I might just throw a few in from time to time. Further to what I was talking about in my greeting to you, my research has so far led me to believe in some controversial ideas on topics such as: why are we here? life and death generally, and what happens to us when we…

It’s just a game

"Life, like all other games, becomes fun when one realizes that it's just a game."
Nerijus Stasiulis

So why the “Zen” Lawyer?

Before I decided to call myself The “Zen” Lawyer, I thought I had better actually find out what Zen means. So, I decided to look it up. The word does not even exist in the trusty old Macquarie Dictionary (1992 reprint) I have in my office so I decided to search online, being naturally aware of the existence of more dubious sources. The results were not particularly decisive. However, from what I can gather it appears that Zen (noun) is derived from the school of Zen Buddhism originating in China and later carried into Japan. A Zen way of life…

Hello everyone!

  Hi and welcome to my blog! My name is Virginia Warren. As you may have already figured out by the title of this blog, I am a Lawyer. I am a partner in a general legal practice which is located on the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, south of Melbourne in Australia. Diversely, I have also recently qualified as a registered yoga teacher. The yin and yang, so to speak, both contrasting but complementary vocations. That’s what I would like to show is possible anyway. My life leading to this point has been an interesting one and has given me…